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by: jennywren1420 March 17, 2013 7:38 AM PDT

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Is TechTool Pro a useful/essential tool?

by jennywren1420 - 3/17/13 7:38 AM

Every now and then, I get an offer from the manufacturer of TechTool Pro of a sale on that product. I don't know whether it is a useful tool for computer maintenance, an essential one or just OK or of no great use. I have Disk Warrior, and of course, Disk Utility, which came with the Mac software.

I have both a G4 Sawtooth desktop Mac (rarely used) running Tiger and a Macbook laptop running Leopard. Both run well, although I do have the spinning beach ball pretty often on the laptop. From time to time, I run disk permissions and verify the disk in Disk Utility. If those are enough, along with Disk Warrior, I shall forgo TechTool Pro. Or may there is something else I should be getting?

Thanks so much for any answers.

jenny

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